Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that the issue of the Renaissance Dam concerns all Egyptians and all state agencies pay great attention to it and will coordinate on it on an ongoing basis.
Shoukry added, during a phone call to the “Confrontation” program, broadcast on the “Extra News” satellite channel, that: “The next step in the issue of the Renaissance Dam is the resolution before the Security Council, which clarifies what Egypt and Sudan seek to resume and strengthen the African negotiating track with the participation of The United Nations, the European Union, the United States, the United States, and possibly other partners agreed upon by the three members in order to break the stalemate in negotiations and to take place within a known period of time.”
He pointed out: “Egypt has always dealt with matters with responsibility, balance and patience, but without complacency in defending Egyptian rights and achieving the interests of the Egyptian people.”
He explained that Egypt puts the international community before its responsibilities regarding the issue of the Renaissance Dam, adding that Ethiopia refuses to deal positively, and this only makes us more determined to present our just cause to the international community.
Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs, commented on the Ethiopian minister’s speech at the Security Council session on the Renaissance Dam, saying, “What was proposed by the Ethiopian side in the Security Council is a repetition of the allegations of injustice and arguments and an attempt to put the matter out of context.”
Sameh Shoukry said during a telephone interview with the media, Lamees Al-Hadidi, on the “A Last Word” program broadcast on the “ON” channel, that Egypt and Sudan are keen to support Ethiopia, support and assist its people, and help the brothers in the renaissance and infrastructure.
Sameh Shoukry added that we will encourage the international and African community to send messages to reach a solution regarding the Renaissance Dam. Negotiations must be positive, and come out to a framework that brings a result, but the Ethiopian side did not welcome a solution.
He pointed out that with regard to the second filling of the Renaissance Dam individually, and Ethiopia should avoid these unilateral decisions, noting that the UN Security Council held two sessions in two consecutive years on the Renaissance Dam crisis is a great achievement.
Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs, said that the UN Security Council held two sessions in consecutive years on the Renaissance Dam crisis is a great achievement.
Sameh Shoukry added: “The interventions made by the members included interest in the issue and an appreciation for the need to reach an agreement, and there is agreement from members on the need to reach a binding legal agreement on the Renaissance Dam through the African track, and this is an achievement.”
Sameh Shoukry pointed out that “things cannot extend to infinity, but rather have a time frame in which they must take place,” explaining: “There is importance to bring the matter to the Security Council, and hold it responsible as the main body in the United Nations system concerned with maintaining security.” and peace.”
Today, Saturday, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry made a phone call to the new Algerian Foreign Minister, Ramtane Lamamra, where Minister Shoukry congratulated him on the occasion of his assumption of his post.
Ambassador Ahmed Hafez, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stated that Minister Shoukry expressed his aspiration to continue the pace of coordination and consultation between the two countries, and to push forward bilateral relations in their various frameworks, to serve the interests of the two countries and meet the aspirations of their brotherly peoples.
The two ministers also discussed developments on the Libyan arena, as well as developments in the Renaissance Dam issue, in addition to exchanging views on the regional situation, and the need for concerted efforts towards giving priority to peaceful solutions to Arab issues in a way that preserves the unity of Arab countries and the independence of their territories, and distances them from any interactions that do not take into account their interests. and the rights of its peoples to stability and development.